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Scientists find clues about how the brain filters out distractions

Source: Scientists find clues about how the brain filters out distractions – Medical News Today

Researchers believe they have discovered which part of the brain helps people to ignore distractions, according to research published in… 736 more words


The many layers of the neocortex

Speaker: Randy M. Bruno

Department: Dept. of Neuroscience

Subject: The many layers of the neocortex

Location: EMC Rotterdam

Date: 5 October 2015

Author: Carolien Bastiaanssen… 856 more words

a day in the life: ms patient, anatomy teacher.

Just a few days ago, I was giving one of my anatomy lectures about the brain. Now and then, I’ll be in the middle of lecture prep, and even when I’m in the middle of a topic I’ve read about a dozen times, a “new discovery” about myself hits me. 320 more words

Seeing With The Tongue

Paper: Seeing With The Tongue | Journal Publication: ‘‘Seeing’’ through the tongue cross-modal plasticity

How it Works

– A strip of electrodes are placed on the tongue (this being the “electrotactile” positioning) 250 more words


Be Metaphysical: Meditation, Kundalini & Cymatics

Okay  I have not posted any research or meditation experiences lately mainly because I have been busy doing human stuff..  making videos and counting leaves that have been redesigned!   2,857 more words


How Placebos Could Change Research and Practice

The title was on the cover of the April 2015 Monitor on Psychology of the American Psychological Association.  Inside the issue was an article by Stacy Lu, “Great expectations:  New research is leading to an understanding of how placebos work—findings that may lead to more effective treatments and better drug research.  479 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Ischemic Stroke and Cognitive Function

This blog post is largely based on an article by Marina Fernandez-Andujar and eleven others titled, “Remote Thalamic MIcrostructural  Abnormalities Related to Cognitive Function in Ischemic-Stroke Patients,” published in Neuropsychology (2014), 984-996. 404 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data